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The celebration of May as Asian Heritage Month begins this week. Officially recognized in Canada since 2002, this is a time to prayerfully reflect on the contributions of Asian Canadians to Canadian society.

Prayers
Litany of Thanksgiving for Asian Heritage Month
This litany is used at Tsurukawa Church located in the city of Machida, a part of Tokyo Prefecture and of the West Tokyo District of the United Church of Christ in Japan. Translation by Rob Witmer.
Prayer for All Affected by the East Japan Earthquake
This prayer is used at the Mizonokuchi Church in the city of Kawasaki, a part of Kanagawa Prefecture and of the Kanagawa District of the United Church of Christ in Japan. Translation by Rob Witmer.
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